This position provides the BGSU community with leadership of competitive Intramural and Extramural sports programming, with the primary focus on engaging students.  Management of the Perry Field House consists of daily operations, budget, and risk management of the facility through facility reservations, interactions with physical education classes, varsity athletic teams, Recreation and Wellness programs, and external rental groups and special events.


Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and oversee the budgeting, scheduling, and day-to-day operations of the Perry Field House, including collaborations with primary users: Physical Education classes, Intercollegiate Athletic teams, Recreation and Wellness programs, and rental groups.
  • Facilitate and manage the daily operations of the Intramural and Sport Club programs (Competitive Sports), including all facility, staff hiring and training, monthly meetings, marketing, registration, participant communications, budgeting, equipment inventory, payroll, fee, data, and statistical collection, risk management, discipline and policy implementation and enforcement. 
  • Responsible for the selection, scheduling, supervision, management, and evaluation of Perry Field House and Intramural Sports student employees, including Officials, Associates, Managers, and Supervisors.  Directly supervise one graduate assistant and multiple student supervisors.
  • Serve as the primary administrator responsible for supervising IM and SC weekend and evening activities.  Ensure all Perry Field House operations and activities are administered and consistently followed across all groups, utilizing policies and procedures in place.
  • Initiate Perry Field House contracts for major rental groups, small groups and individuals using approved template and negotiating rates. Provide oversight of payment process from invoicing to accounts receivable to ensure customer and university needs are met.
  • Secure indoor and outdoor Recreation and Wellness facility sites for Intramural and Sport Club events. Load all events in facility/event management software.  Coordinate outdoor recreation facility and equipment requests and reservations for community and university user groups.  Ensure facility upkeep and risk management practices are in place and followed as needed.
  • Assist with the overall operations of Youth and Family Programs throughout the year.



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Recreation Administration, Sports Administration or related field required.  Must be certified in First Aid & CPR.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and comply with the university’s vehicle use policy.   Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application. 

Also the following experience is required:

  • 3-12 months' experience with facility operations
  • 3-12 months' experience supervising facility and/or program staff
  • 3-12 months' experience program facilitation
  • In addition, relevant graduate student experience will be considered


Preferred experience:

  • 6-12 months' experience training sports officials
  • 6-12 months' experience using software to schedule and track events
  • 6-12 months' experience with risk management

How to Apply


Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2019

To apply:


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